On This Day

What Happened on February 23, 1886

Historical Events

  • "The Times" of London publishes world's 1st classified ad
  • Aluminum manufacturing process developed

Music Premiere

Tchaikovsky's "Manfred" symphony premieres


Famous Birthdays

  • Albert Edward Sammons, composer
  • Ventura Garcia Calderon, Peruvian diplomat/author
1886 Highlights

About February 23, 1886

Day of the Week: Tuesday
How Long Ago? 135 years, 9 months and 5 days
Leap Year: No

Generation: Lost Generation
Star Sign: Pisces